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Martha Graham
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Born: May 11, 1894

Died: April 1, 1991 (aged 96)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Dancer

Bio: Martha Graham was an American modern dancer and choreographer whose influence on dance has been compared with the influence Picasso had on modern visual arts, Stravinsky had on music, or Frank Lloyd Wright had on architecture.

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